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 This day in History - July 19
406 Historic Events for July 19
1941

BBC World Service begins playing V(ictory) (...-) 5th of Beethoven

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1941

British PM Winston Churchill launched his "V for Victory" campaign

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1941

President Roosevelt appointed FEP Committee

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1941

Jerry Huckaby, (Rep-D-LA, 1977- )

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1941

Natalya Bessmertnova, Moscow, dancer (Bolshoi, Lenin Prize 1970)

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1941

Neelie Smit-Kroes, Dutch politician (VVD)/minister of Traffic

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1941

Jennifer Dunn, (Rep-R-Washington)

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1942

Dmitri Shostakovitch' 7th Symphony, premieres in US

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1942

Vikki Carr, El Paso TX, singer (Let it Please be Him)

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1942

German occupiers confiscate bicycles in Rotterdam and Hague

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1943

500 allied air forces raid Rome during WW II

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1943

Roy Dunbard Bridges Jr, Atlanta Ga, Col USAF/astro (STS 51-F, 61-F)

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1944

Earl Claus von Stauffenberg visits RC church in Berlin-Dahlem

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1944

Democratic convention opens in Chicago

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1944

Danish resistance fails on assault on Taarbaek Fort near Copenhagen

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1944

General Bradley flies to England

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1944

Commander Cody, singer/pianist (Commander Cody and Lost Planet Airmen)

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1944

Japanese aircraft carriers Taiho/Shokaku sinks in Marianas

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1944

Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg 1st meets Eichmann

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1944

NY archbishop Spellman flies to Europe

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1944

Danish defiance fails on assault on Taarbaek Fort at Copenhagen

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1944

Allied troops occupy Faubourg de Vaucelles, at Caen

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1944

500 15th Air Force-Liberators surround Munich

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1944

500 15th Air Force Liberators/Flying Fortresses bomb Munich vicinity

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1944

1,200+ 8th Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany

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